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    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
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    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?
    Jan 30, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • airport-waiting-takeoff-plane
    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight
    Dec 19, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    How long it will take to qualify for ILR in 2018
    Nov 23, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    Getting married in the UK? You may need a Marriage Visitor visa
    Nov 21, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
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    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    Which public funds are available to immigrants in the UK?
    Oct 13, 2017  |  by John Dunn
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    Tired of the city? Regional Australia is hiring skilled workers from around the world
    Sep 26, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
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    Don’t leave the airport without it: 6 tips to ensure you hold on to your luggage
    Sep 22, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
 
 
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    7 South African blogs to remind you of home

    by 1st Contact | Dec 18, 2015
    While some people dream of a white Christmas, South Africans will be celebrating the festive season with beaches and braais. We’ve rounded up seven of our favourite South African blogs to bring you a piece of sunny South Africa during the London winter. Whether you’re from Jo’burg, Cape Town, Durban or somewhere in between, you’re sure to fall in love with South Africa all over again.
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    Digital technology specialists to be added to the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List as of February 2016

    by John Dunn | Dec 14, 2015
    The Migration Advisory Committee (MAC) has added four more positions in the tech sector to the Shortage Occupation List (SOL). This is part of a project of ongoing revisions to this list. Product managers, data scientists, senior developers and cyber security specialists will now be seen as priority applicants for Tier 2 visas.
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    UK Tier 1 visa requirements have changed – what you need to know

    by John Dunn | Dec 11, 2015
    Tier 1 is the top-tier points-based visa category and caters for high-net-worth migrants. We look at the changes that came into effect in November and the impact they will have on prospective applicants.
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    The Registered Traveller visa service makes life better for UK frequent flyers

    by John Dunn | Dec 09, 2015
    Keen to get through UK border control faster? Offering express lanes and eliminating the need to fill in a landing card, the Registered Traveller service is available to people over the age of 18 from Australia, Canada, Japan, New Zealand or the USA.
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    Australia needs skilled South Africans

    by Roderick MacLeod | Dec 01, 2015
    Are you a skilled South African who has always thought about living in another country? Australia’s Skilled Independent visa is one of the best routes to residency available to emigrants. Here’s a rundown on what skills are in demand and what you need to know to apply.
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    Start-up accelerators and the Tech Nation Visa Scheme: How to increase your chances of a Tier 1 visa

    by John Dunn | Nov 18, 2015
    The UK’s Tier 1 visa is making headlines with the announcement of the new Tech Nation Visa Scheme. This initiative supports start-ups by making it easier for skilled non-EU tech workers to work in the UK. We take a look at how this compares to one of the UK’s 30 other start-up accelerators to gain entry into the country.
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    British citizenship for EU nationals: Important changes to legislation

    by John Dunn | Nov 16, 2015
    From 12 November 2015, EU nationals must apply for permanent residency if they want to naturalise and become British citizens.
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    UK immigration temporarily eases Tier 2 visa requirements for nurses

    by John Dunn | Nov 05, 2015
    UK immigration laws for the recruitment of non-EU nurses have been temporarily relaxed by Home Secretary Theresa May. This follows calls for the Home Office to add nurses to the Tier 2 Shortage Occupation List (SOL). These health care workers will now be exempt from new rules coming into effect in April 2016.
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    Visa news: Student visa maintenance fee regulations are updated

    by John Dunn | Oct 23, 2015
    A new maintenance fee structure is coming into force on 12 November 2015. If you’re an international student planning to study in the UK, you should apply for your Tier 4 visa in the next 30 days to avoid this. Maintenance fee requirements for students in the greater London area will increase from £820 to £1,015 per month. If you have any dependents, their maintenance fees will also increase, from £460 to £680 per month.
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    Moving from Australia to London – a first-hand account

    by 1st Contact | Oct 14, 2015
    While colourful brochures and polished websites are a helpful starting point when thinking about moving overseas, few things are as valuable as first-hand advice from someone who has already been through the process. Celestè Sullivan, who recently moved from Melbourne to London, shares a few helpful tips as well as the highlights of her journey so far.
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  • students-graduating
    UK student visas: Here's how you can get one
    Feb 22, 2018  |  by John Dunn
  • medical-cross-and-heart
    The NHS vs Medicare: Which is better?
    Jan 30, 2018  |  by 1st Contact
  • airport-waiting-takeoff-plane
    5 pro tips for surviving your long-haul flight
    Dec 19, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • big-ben-on-union-jack
    How long it will take to qualify for ILR in 2018
    Nov 23, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • couple-marriage
    Getting married in the UK? You may need a Marriage Visitor visa
    Nov 21, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • container-ship-at-sea
    When are my shipped goods going to arrive?
    Oct 31, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
  • london-skyline
    The financial requirement for your UK working holiday visa has changed
    Oct 25, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • pounds-and-coins-on-flag
    Which public funds are available to immigrants in the UK?
    Oct 13, 2017  |  by John Dunn
  • kangaroo-sunset-australia
    Tired of the city? Regional Australia is hiring skilled workers from around the world
    Sep 26, 2017  |  by Sam Hopwood
  • man-on-carousal
    Don’t leave the airport without it: 6 tips to ensure you hold on to your luggage
    Sep 22, 2017  |  by Kobus Van den Bergh
 
 

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